Today is new Apex Magazine day! This month we have original fiction by Rich Larson, Chikodili Emelumadu, Marissa Lingen, and Ginger Weil, poems by Puneet Dutt and Ama Codjoe, and a nonfiction article by Ozgur K. Sahin. We also feature the winning entries from our Steal the Spotlight micro fiction contest. We have interviews with Ginger Weil and Mark Greyland. Our reprint is by Elizabeth Bear and the novel excerpt comes from Lavie Tidhar's A Man Lies Dreaming. Both are available exclusively in our eBook/subscription editions.

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Table of Contents


“Brute” by Rich Larson

“Candy Girl” by Chikodili Emelumadu

“The New Girl” by Marissa Lingen

“The Stagman’s Song” by Ginger Weil

“Tiger! Tiger!” by Elizabeth Bear (eBook/subscriber exclusive)

Excerpt from A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar (eBook/subscriber exclusive)


Steal the Spotlight Winners

“Stone Woman” by Robin Wyatt Dunn (Banshee)

“When a Crossroads in a Corner” by M.J. Starling (Hellhounds)

“Whispering Waters” by Jessica Walsh (Sea Monsters)

“The Fitzpatrick Solution” by Loreen Heneghan (Science Experiments Gone Wrong)

“Guided Breathing Exercises: Being Mindful of the Succubus in Your Bedroom” by Christine Purcell (Demons)



“Brains, Brains, Brains” by Puneet Dutt

“Sonnet 29” by Ama Codjoe



“Interview with Kris Millering” by Andrea Johnson

“Interview with Mark Greyland” by Loraine Sammy

“Clavis Aurea: A Review of Short Fiction” by Charlotte Ashley

“Statistics vs. Story” by Ozgur K. Sahin


Podcast Fiction

“Candy Girl” by Chikodili Emelumadu